Tourism and Leisure from Rovira i Virgili University aim is to meet the demands of an economic activity that, like few others, is exposed to fierce competition and has a key effect on the social and cultural sustainability of many regions and cities locally and worldwide.
Students who successfully complete the doctoral programme will be able to work in the following areas:
- Research and teaching in universities, research centres and R&D organisations.
- Research in tourist consulting firms, intelligence centres of large companies and official government tourism organisations.
- Research in professional organisations, technology centres and innovative business groups in the sector of tourism and leisure.
- Analysis and management of information systems for tourism and leisure corporations and destinations.
- Product management in innovative tourism and leisure companies and destinations.
- Innovation and development in tourism and leisure corporations and destinations.
- Tourism and leisure projects in research, innovation and technological development companies.
- Training in the communication and publication of research results
- Training in mobility and scientific exchange
- International research seminars
- Thesis seminars
- Research forums
- Specialised or practical methodological training courses
Salvador Anton Clavé, Nacima Baron, Jan van der Borg, Miquel Angel Bové Sans, Juan Antonio Duro Moreno, María Ercilia García Álvarez, Ana Beatriz Hernández Lara, Maria Asunción Huertas Roig, Robert Maitland, Antonio Moreno Ribas, José Ignacio Muro Morales,
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
To enter you must pre-enrol during one of the following stages:
- 08/07 - 02/11
- 11/01 - 01/03
- 15/06 (at the request of the program coordinator)
DisciplinesManagement Studies Hospitality Management Tourism & Leisure View 3 other PhDs in Hospitality Management in Spain
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A letter/letters of recommendation or reference from research personnel who endorse the merits of the applicant for the doctoral programme in Tourism and Leisure.
- If it sees fit, the admission body for the doctoral degree may assess an application through an interview in person or online.
- Curriculum vitae
- Spanish identity card, passport or Foreigners’ Identity Number (NIE), if it is the first time you have studied at the URV.
- A letter of motivation to the programme coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org), expressing the reasons why the applicant wishes to pursue this doctoral programme and their interests in carrying out the doctoral thesis.
International766 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 766 EUR per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA548 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 548 EUR per year during 36 months.
- Approximate cost for first year
- Second and successive academic year for both EU and NON-EU students - 548€
Living costs for Tarragona
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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